What are the exams necessary to get a real estate license in California?

First, you have to pass the final exams for each of the 3, 45-hour CA pre-licensing courses.  Afer that, you can sit for the state licensing exam, which consists of the following topics:

  • Property Ownership and Land Use Controls and Regulations (15%)  
  • Laws of Agency and Fiduciary Duties (17%)
  • Property Valuation and Financial Analysis (14%)
  • Financing (9%)
  • Transfer of Property (8%)
  • Practice of Real Estate and Disclosures (25%)
  • Contracts (12%) 

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